For Obama, triangulation makes sense, and focusing criticism on it instead of on putting together the grassroots structures for us to win in 2012 is a dead end.
Most people would assume that losing your job would have grave psychological effects, but a recent study claims otherwise - what's up with that?
We've already gotten a harbinger of the class warfare that the emboldened Republican right will wage against the people when the new Congress convenes in January.
Because of corporate foot-dragging on jobs we think a White House summit with representatives of the nation's 26 million unemployed and underemployed workers is very much in order at this time.
Looking beneath the furor: what progressives should keep in mind about the tax and unemployment insurance deal.
Instead of GOP, Republicans deserve the nickname "ROP" - Rich Only Party, and here's why.
Having a showdown fight on taxes, when the workers have to take a big hit at the get-go, is an invitation to greater divisions.
"Cruelty" is defined as indifference to suffering, even positive pleasure in inflicting it.
Obama announced his proposal for a two year wage freeze for all non-military government workers. The proposal is a terrible idea. It's bad for the economy and feeds into racist, anti-worker stereotypes of the "lazy" public worker.
A public works program would create thousands of jobs and repair the nation's crumbling infrastructure.